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Fire Technology Faculty

Fire Technology Faculty/Program Coordinator, Open Rank, (10-Month, Tenure Track Position)

August 25, 2017

Waterbury, Danbury or any other assigned location

Under the supervision of the Division Director, the faculty member/Program Coordinator is expected to develop and teach a wide variety of courses in Fire Technology and to perform the duties of a program coordinator. A coordinator’s duties include: collecting and analyzing data, writing reports and performing other activities necessary for the maintenance of the program, and recruiting and retaining students in the Fire Technology program.  The faculty member/Program Coordinator will recommend for selection, oversight and evaluation of program-related faculty.  The faculty member/Program Coordinator will integrate computer technology into curriculum and make real-world connections through appropriate activities. In addition, the faculty member/Program Coordinator will assess student performance and may assume additional responsibilities including student advisement; committee work; participation in special college projects; development of new innovative instructional techniques, course offerings, or programs; and participate in community service consistent with the institutional mission.  Within applicable contractual provisions, teaching faculty and non-teaching professional staff are committed to the operation of the college five days a week, which may include evenings, Saturdays or Sundays.


All ranks require a Master’s degree in Fire Technology, Fire Science or other related discipline and four years college teaching experience, or eight years work –related experience, or a combination of 2 years teaching experience and 4 years work- related experience.


Assistant Professor              $56,298 annual approximate           see above

Associate Professor             $63,592 annual approximate           depending on background and experience

Professor                              $72,981 annual approximate           depending on background and experience

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.  They must also provide appropriate references.  Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

We offer excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits.

TO APPLY: (Submit the following to the address below.  Emailed or faxed application packages will NOT be accepted)


  • Letter of Intent
  • Resume
  • Typed Employment Application (ONLY Revision dated 9/21/2012  will be accepted)
  • Official transcripts from each Degree-Granting Institution
  • Three (3) Letters of Reference

Mitchell Holmes, Director
Fire Technology Faculty Search
Business and Professional Studies Division
Room E518
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708

APPLICATION DEADLINE:         Review of applications to begin on February 1, 2017 and continue until filled.


All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability
under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA).

Naugatuck Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.  
Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination; Naugatuck Valley Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, sex, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or genetic information in its programs and activities.  In addition, the College does not discriminate in employment on the additional basis of veteran status or criminal record.  The following individual has been designated to handle nondiscrimination policies regarding disability policies:  Robert Divjak, Director of Facilities/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Room C216, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708; 203-575-8235.   The following individual has been designated to handle nondiscrimination policies regarding sex discrimination as well as other forms of prohibited discrimination:  Jacquie Swanson, Associate Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator, Room K704, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708; 203-575-8043.


All necessary qualifications and application instructions are listed above.  Any inquiries should be directed to the Department of Human Resources.

Posted: Sep 11, 2017,


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